Friday, March 30, 2012

Asshole PulleyTendons


Since my pulley tendons are complete dicks and won't heal no matter how much time I take off, tape I use, crimps I avoid, ice I give them, ibuprofen I take, kind words I speak to them--they deserve a post of their own. Here you go asshole fingers, enjoy your moment in the spotlight!

Yossie updates:
I wrote this post a few months ago and in the meantime, my pulleys have gotten a lot better because of one thing:
I sprained my ankle pretty good on a stupid lead fall. That forced me to stop climbing for about 2 weeks. When I started again, on routes only, my fingers were magically healed. Moral of the story: get hurt so bad you can't climb at all and your pulley tendons will finally get better.

3 comments:

  1. Hell yeah! Tell them fingers! My left middle finger is the exact same way and has been since September...took 2 months off, climbed once, it came back. Said fuck it and started climbing more, it hasn't gotten worse but it hasn't gone away!

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  2. FUCK those piece of shit pulleys. I'm on the same boat -- blew both of my A2s and they're still on the mend, some number of months later. Here's to not blowing out any other tendons in the future.

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  3. Love the update.

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